Manufacturing Assembler

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Closes: June 30, 2024
Nova Scotia

Career Opportunity


GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc. is growing and has a new career opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Assembler.


Our Manufacturing Assembler is responsible for building acoustic components and subassemblies using established assembly documentation and processes. The Assembler is responsible for understanding the product design and assembly instructions, part preparation. sealing and assembling components to standardized plans, inspection of finished work for quality control, development of documentation, and engaging in continuous improvement.


The Assembler position requires a passion for building using mechanical, electrical, and technical skills, exceptional attention to detail, ability to use hand and power tools with dexterity and hand-eye coordination, working to timelines. The Assembler works in a skilled collaborative team environment with Manufacturing and Engineering representatives.


Explore GeoSpectrum’s Story


GeoSpectrum Technologies is a rapidly growing company that designs and manufactures state of the art underwater acoustic components, transducers and integrated end-to-end systems for maritime surveillance and exploration. GeoSpectrum is known for its innovation and designing leading-edge products.

With clients across ocean science, defence, and homeland security, and oil and gas industries, we’re proud of delivering reliable, customized solutions that go above and beyond the requirements of our customers.


GeoSpectrum was founded in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and continues to experience growth after three decades of innovating acoustic technology. Our company’s core values are woven into the fabric of our workplace, commitment to employee engagement, and client service.


Key Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret detailed documentation such as drawings, assembly procedures, routing cards, schematics, and bills of materials.
  • Produce components by assembling parts and subassemblies.
  • Working as part of a skilled team by assemble components and assemblies by hand, keeping to rigorous manufacturing tolerances.
  • Work from detailed manufacturing procedures and product documentation.
  • Use a variety of skilled assembly techniques including bonded assembly, encapsulation, and use of hand tools to fasten, attach and secure parts
  • Prepare materials for assembly using solvent cleaning and abrasive surface preparation.
  • Use various chemicals, adhesives, and compounds to encapsulate and bond parts.
  • Record actions taken by completing production and quality forms in accordance with ISO9001 requirements.
  • Identify products or parts that do not meet quality standards and follow quarantine procedures as required.
  • Utilize a variety of test, measurement equipment in the verification of product specifications
  • Affix labels, company logos and exterior details to products and packages completed products for shipment
  • Maintain a clean, hazard free work-station by cleaning and maintain equipment, tidying production floor and complying with health and safety procedures, rules and regulations.


The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:




  • High school diploma/GED equivalent, and/or relevant workplace experience.
  • Experience working in a detailed, hands-on assembly environment.
  • Soldering experience with good dexterity and the ability to solder to IPC-A_610 and IPC-620 class 3 standards considered an asset.
  • Proficient computer literacy.
  • Strong reading comprehension, writing and documentation skills.
  • Experience with (or willingness to learn) engineering documentation.
  • Occupational Health and Safety and WHMIS certification (or ability to successfully obtain).



  • Organized with strong time management and record keeping skills.
  • Goal-oriented and capable of working independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate accountability and deliver results.
  • Work in a collaborative, team-based continuous improvement work environment.
  • Solution-oriented and able to identify and solve problems.
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities while maintaining a high level of accuracy and detail.
  • Demonstrate a growth-mindset with a desire to learn.


Security Requirements

All candidates must be eligible to apply for and maintain Canadian Controlled Goods and Canadian Government Security Clearance (Reliability level).


Explore GeoSpectrum’s Culture and Benefits


Watch our company video to get to know us! Visit home page.


At GeoSpectrum, we take pride in fostering a workplace that based on professional relationships, innovation and continuous improvement, and agile.  Our employees work together in a collaborative, cross-functional approach.  Enjoy having fun at work? Our social community is next to none! Our leadership team encourages our people to contribute their ideas, insight, and feedback for innovation, continuous improvement, quality management, and workplace safety.

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Work-life balance with Core hours
  • Paid Time Off
  • Group Plan Benefits
  • Trip Cancellation
  • Virtual Healthcare
  • Employee-Family Assistance Program
  • Corporate Discounts and perks
  • RRSP matching
  • Career development
  • Social activities and company events
  • Free on-site parking


GeoSpectrum is committed to employment equity and building a diverse workforce where every employee can bring their best self to work. GeoSpectrum encourages applicants from all qualified individuals, including underrepresented individuals who identify as African Nova Scotian, racially visible, Aboriginal persons, LGBTQIA2S+, persons with disabilities, and women. GeoSpectrum will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.  If you are a member of one of an equity group, we encourage you to self-identify on either your application form, covering letter, and/or resume.


Apply Today!

If this position and our company looks like a great fit for you, apply online. While we sincerely thank all applicants for taking the time to apply,  only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the recruitment team by email at